Acrochaetium densum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945

Publication Details
Acrochaetium densum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 308

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium catenulatum M.Howe.

Rhodochorton densum K.M.Drew

Type Information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco; (Drew 1928: 169) Type: Gardner, no. 4607; May; on Spongomorpha Mertensii

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 June 2024

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